This exciting viticulture and winemaking bundle will give you the unique opportunity to gain skills and knowledge of the production of wine from growing the first grape through to a finished bottle of wine. Whether you are an enthusiastic amateur or want to change careers this course is suitable for you and requires no prior experience.
In part 1 you will learn the practical skills of viticulture – the art of growing grapes. From selecting suitable grape varieties to the culture of and care of established vines as well as harvest and post-harvest care and more.
In part 2 you will step into the world of oenology – the art of making wines. Learn to make different types of wine, assess and analyse wine quality, investigate the chemistry and microorganisms involved in wine processing, and oversee the entire
In this stage of the course, you will be focusing on the growing, care and harvesting of the vineyard and its produce. Over 9 modules you will learn the basics, a bit about soil science (so important!) to pick and identify the best grape species for your area, establishing a vineyard and what to do when you have purchased an established vineyard, a lot about plant culture specific to grape vines (think plant health), how to get the most out of your vineyard and improving your grape quality, and finally how to harvest your produce and sell it! Select Viticulture below to read a detailed outline.
In part 2 you will start with the basics (no prior knowledge needed) and then dive into fermentation and how wine is actually made, what affects grape quality and sensory science followed by an in-depth look at white and sparkling wines, then red and rose wines. You will then learn about making spirts as well and the final module will examine the best methodology for storing and aging of wines. Select Winemaking below to read a detailed outline.
When you enrol, we create an account for you in our online learning portal. There you will be able to access all your course materials, upload assignments, receive feedback and more. Select the courses below to see detailed course outlines.
There are 10 lessons in this course:
Learn to establish, manage and harvest, new and existing vineyards.
Get your skills and knowledge about winemaking.
You're here to learn about the grapes not worry about writing!
Be mentored by horticultural expert Barbara Tremain.
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Yes this course is self paced. Work at your speed through the material. We have found students do best when submitting only one assignment at a time and waiting for feedback before submitting the next.
We allow 24 months duration within which you may finish the course within your own timeframe.
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